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Kauffman Sketchbook - "Connect the Dots"

Maria Meyers, Founder of U.S.SourceLink, talks about how the network connects multiple types of entrepreneurs with the community resources they need to succeed.

Online Resources Make Learning to Code More Accessible

As small business owners and entrepreneurs, often having at least a baseline understanding of programming can be helpful.

Establishing a Social Media Presence Makes Business Cents

So it’s likely you have at the very least heard of Facebook and Twitter, but maybe you are one of those companies that are unsure if utilizing social media can be a benefit for you.

Make Business News Headlines

Instead of taking on the risk of trying something new, see if someone else has already hit on something hot outside of your market area.

How the Skilled Iowa Initiative benefits employers

Realizing the success of a business depends upon its employees, the Skilled Iowa Initiative is working to help Iowa employers of all sizes find the right workers.

Top 10 Ways to Get Help from

These timely tax tips come from Melody J. Green, stakeholder liaison with the IRS office in St. Louis.

10 Ways to Fail as a Mediator

Here’s a list of what NOT to do when playing the role of mediator!

Apply for the Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

Small businesses are encouraged to apply for the Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards.

Seinfeld on Startups: Don't Trust a Comedian

Remember Babu Bhatt? Besides the fact that he testified against the 4-some in the final episode with his famous index finger point, he also ran a little restaurant in Jerry’s neighborhood. The Dream Café was originally an eclectic spot with zippo traffic.

EntreFest! Announces $10,000 Dream Big, Grow Here Winner

More than 300 people gathered at the Hotel at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, March 7th to attend the Dream Big, Grow Here pitch off event and to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship in Iowa.



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